Andrei Sakharov

The nuclear physicist and human rights activist Andrei Sakharov had spent seven years in internal exile in the Soviet city of Gorky.

His return marked a change in attitude towards dissidents under the rule of Mikhail Gorbachev.

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Thu 23 Dec 2010 11:50 GMT

Cuban History Collection

Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev, Credit: OFF/AFP/Getty Images

Stories from Cuba's recent history and its difficult relationship with the US

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